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Director of nursing Hilary Garratt receives CBE in palace ceremony

NHS England’s director of nursing Hilary Garratt has received a CBE from Prince William in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace


Hilary Garratt with Prince William at the palace ceremony. Picture: PA Images

NHS England’s director of nursing Hilary Garratt has received a CBE from the Duke of Cambridge.

She was invested with the honour by Prince William during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace on 2 March.

Ms Garratt was named in the New Year’s Honours list for services to nursing and the safeguarding of vulnerable people.

After the ceremony she said: ‘I am delighted to receive this honour, and it is a tribute to so many people that I have worked alongside over many years.’

She has been praised as an ‘unsung hero' by England’s chief nursing officer Jane Cummings.


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